•  A+ Program Resources 

    ⇒ A+ Program Application
    (should be turned in to the Counseling Office Receptionist)
    Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education A+ Program - 
    Check HERE for information about the A+ Schools Program at the State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

      Program Requirements

      To qualify for the A+ Student Financial Incentive students must:

      • Complete a written A+ Schools Agreement;
      • Attend a designated A+ high school for two years prior to graduation (Must apply no later than Nov. 1 of your senior year.
      • Graduate from high school with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale (grades 9-12);
      • Maintain a 95 percent attendance record in grades 9-12;
      • Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring coordinated by the A+ office (up to 12.5 hours can include job shadowing experiences);
      • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the use of alcohol and other unlawful drugs (not be suspended five days or more and no Safe Schools Act violations, grades 9-12);
      • Earn a score of Proficient or higher on the Algebra 1 End of Course Assessment 
      • Attend a Missouri community college or post-secondary vocational/technical school on a full-time basis and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher

        The A+ Schools Program’s student financial incentive will be available for up to two (2) years of attendance during the four-year period after graduation from high school. To access the funds, participants must:
      • Submit a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) form (second semester of their senior year). FAFSA Application and Information

      Have registered for Selective Service (male U.S. citizen over age 18). Selective Service Registration